Centre asks state green panels to speed up construction projects

The Environment Ministry is in receipt of information about delay in processing of cases at the level of SEIAA and SEAC.

NGT slams Numaligarh Refinery for cutting trees in Kaziranga

The National Green Tribunal has pulled up Numaligarh Refinery Limited for cutting trees to construct a boundary wall for a golf course in the 'No- Development Zone' in Kaziranga National Park in Assam, saying its forest clearance was an "abuse of law".

Centre asks states, UTs to issue environment clearances online

All state governments and Union territories have been directed to start issuing environment clearances online before October, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said at the state environment and forest ministers' conference which concluded Tuesday.

Can you enact law in conflict with central law: NGT asks MP

The tribunal was hearing the state government`s plea for modification of the bench`s August 5 order by which it had banned sand mining in rivers across the country.